Around the world, regional or complete internet blackouts are becoming an increasingly common tool to suppress protests and dissent. Here’s how they work and why you should care.
Amid ongoing farmer protests and global focus on them, Twitter's refusal to comply with the Modi government's order to block hundreds of accounts puts the social media giant at the centre of a political firestorm.
BiP messenger is now the most downloaded app in a majority of Middle Eastern and Asian countries.
Facebook says it will assign a legal entity in Turkey in a bid to comply with legislation enacted last year by the country.
In a quick turn-around, WhatsApp claims that user concerns are based on misinformation while failing to address its past history of sharing data with Facebook
WhatsApp laid out fresh terms last week, asking users to agree to let owner Facebook collect aspects of user data, sparking outrage.
The investigation by Turkey's Personal Data Protection Authority will focus on issues such as data-processing conditions and transfer of data abroad.
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Journalists were told that WhatsApp groups of President Erdogan's media office and defence ministry will be moved to local messaging app BiP after January 11 and the new group will serve as the main channel for public announcements.
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